UMAMI OYSTER™ – Narragansett Bay, RI
Another tasty treat from Salt Water Farms! Salt Water Farms is a carefully sighted shellfish farm producing a sustainable crop in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. This site is located in deep water (up to 50ft.) where strong tides wash billions of microscopic plankton over long-line suspended oyster cages. Well established as the grower of Quonset Point oysters and Beaver Tails oysters, Salt Water Farms will seasonally harvest another savory brand of oysters. Umami literally means “taste sensation” and though the term umami is used frequently in east Asia, the western world usually refers to this sensation as either “savory” or “meaty.” This cocktail-grade oyster usually stops its growth cycle at or under three inches in size but produces a lovely sensation for your taste buds. An American Mussel Harvesters’ exclusive oyster.